Should we believe in God In this new book, written for a new generation, the brilliant science writer and author of The God Delusion, explains why we shouldn t n nShould we believe in God Do we need God in order to explain the existence of the universe Do we need God in order to be good In twelve
Ayaan Hirsi Ali s Infidel meets The Handmaid s TaleSince September 11th, 2001, the Western world has been preoccupied with Islam and its role in terrorism Yet public debate about the faith is polarized one camp praises the religion of peace while the other claims all Muslims are terrorists Canad
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How to Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake08 July 2020 | By Steven Novella | Filed in: atheism.
An all encompassing guide to skeptical thinking in the popular The Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast s dryly humorous, accessible style n nIt s intimidating to realize that we live in a world overflowing with misinformation, bias, myths, deception, and flawed knowledge There really are no ult
A profound, original, and accessible book that offers a new secular vision of how we can lead our lives Ranging from fundamental existential questions to the most pressing social issues of our time, This Life shows why our commitment to freedom and democracy should lead us beyond both religion and
This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues
In this deeply informed and absorbing exchange, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz present an antidote to the polarizing rhetoric and obscurantism that have become defining features of our time honest dialogue A renowned critic of religion, Harris finds the doctrines of Islam dangerous and irredeemable.
In The Divine Reality, Hamza Andreas Tzortzis provides a compelling case for the rational and spiritual foundations of Islam, whilst intelligently and compassionately deconstructing atheism Join him on an existential, spiritual and rational journey that articulates powerful arguments for the existe
Who is the Devil And what is he due The Devil is anyone who disagrees with you And what he is due is the right to speak his mind He must have this for your own safety s sake because his freedom is inextricably tied to your own If he can be censored, why shouldn t you be censored If we put ba
In much of the Muslim world, religion is the central foundation upon which family, community, morality, and identity are built The inextricable embedment of religion in Muslim culture has forced a new generation of non believing Muslims to face the heavy costs of abandoning their parents religion
A widely admired writer on religion celebrates agnosticism as the most vibrant, engaging and ultimately the most honest stance toward the mysteries of existence One in four Americans reject any affiliation with organized religion, and nearly half of those under thirty describe themselves as spirit
For a generation now, public debate has been corroded by a narrow derision of religion in the name of an often very vaguely understood science John Gray s stimulating and extremely enjoyable new book describes the rich, complex world of the atheist tradition, a tradition which he sees as in many
In a groundbreaking historical work that addresses religious conversion in the West from an uncompromisingly secular perspective, Susan Jacoby challenges the conventional narrative of conversion as a purely spiritual journey From the transformation on the road to Damascus of the Jew Saul into the C
How new is atheism Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far remote past In Battling the Gods, Tim Whit
A preeminent scientist and the world s most prominent atheist asserts the irrationality of belief in God, and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9 11 n nWith rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex obsessed tyrant of the Old Testam
With his unique brand of erudition and wit, Hitchens describes the ways in which religion is man made God did not make us, he says We made God He explains the ways in which religion is immoral We damage our children by indoctrinating them It is a cause of sexual repression, violence, and i